|A Phantom Lover - Vernon Lee|
LibriVox recording of A Phantom Lover, by Vernon Lee. Read by Anthony Leslie. A Phantom Lover is a supernatural novella by Vernon Lee (pseudonym of Violet Paget) first published in 1886. Set in a Kentish manor house, the story concerns a portrait painter commissioned by a squire, William Oke, to produce portraits of him and his wife, the eccentric Mrs. Alice Oke, who bears a striking resemblance to a woman in a mysterious, seventeenth century painting...
Keywords: Ghost story; horror; art in literature; literature; Librivox; audiobook
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|The Gerrard Street Mystery and Other Weird Tales - John Charles Dent|
LibriVox recording of The Gerrard Street Mystery and Other Weird Tales, by John Charles Dent. John Charles Dent, the author of the following remarkable stories, was born in Kendal, Westmorland, England, in 1841. His parents emigrated to Canada shortly after that event, bringing with them, of course, the youth who was afterwards to become the Canadian author and historian. Mr. Dent received his primary education in Canadian schools, and afterwards studied law, becoming in due course a member of t...
Keywords: LibriVox; audiobook; fiction; mystical; short stories; Canada; spooky
Downloads: 31,827 (1 review)
|Second Variety - Philip K. Dick|
LibriVox recording of Second Variety, by Philip K. Dick. Read by Phil Chenevert First published in Space Science Fiction May 1953. "The claws were bad enough in the first place—nasty, crawling little death-robots. But when they began to imitate their creators, it was time for the human race to make peace—if it could!" When future war becomes so horrific that humans turn to machines and computers to design ways to kill each other strange things may happen...
Keywords: SF; science fiction; SciFi; philip Dick; librivox; audiobooks
Downloads: 3,282 (1 review)
|Wonderwings and other Fairy Stories - Howes, Edith|
Librivox recording of the Wonderwings and other Fairy Stories by Edith Howes. Read by Claire Goget. A collection of three short stories about fairies, complete with good moral lessons (as every fairy tale should be). (Summary by Claire Goget) For more free audiobooks, or to become a volunteer reader, please visit librivox.org. M4B audiobook of Complete Book
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; children; fairy tales; Edith Howes; Wonderwings
Downloads: 15,614 (1 review)
|Cobb's Anatomy - Irvin Shrewsbury Cobb|
Librivox public domain recording of Cobb's Anatomy by Irvin S. Cobb. Read by Carl Vonnoh, III. Irvin Shrewsbury Cobb was born on June 23, 1876. At seventeen years of age, he began writing for the Paducah Daily News, his hometown paper. At nineteen he became the managing editor; up to that point, our nation’s youngest. He worked as a columnist, a humorist and an author. But ‘horror,’ and ’short stories,’ are not why he is remembered...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; literature; Irvin Shrewsbury Cobb; anatomy; humor; humour; teeth; hair
Downloads: 24,725 (1 review)
|The Finding of Haldgren - Charles W. Diffin|
LibriVox recording of The Finding of Haldgren, by Charles W. Diffin. Read by Richard Kilmer. Chet Ballard answers the pinpoint of light that from the craggy desolation of the moon stabs out man's old call for help. (Summary by Charles Diffin) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; adventure; fiction; science fiction
Downloads: 4,510 (2 reviews)
|The Eyes Have It & Tony and the Beetles - Philip K. Dick|
LibriVox recording of The Eyes Have It & Tony and the Beetles, by Philip K. Dick Read by Phil Chenevert Aliens have invaded the earth! Horrible one celled creatures disguised as normal human beings ! Well, at least that is what it seems to the author. Yes, The Eyes Have It is a whimsical story, making gentle fun of certain writing styles, but only a topflight science-fictionist like Philip Dick , we thought, could have written this story, in just this way...
Keywords: science fiction; philip dick; librivox; audiobook
Downloads: 12,676 (2 reviews)
|The Room in the Dragon Volant - Joseph Sheridan LeFanu|
LibriVox recording of The Room in the Dragon Volant by J. Sheridan LeFanu. Read by Elizabeth Klett. J. Sheridan LeFanu's Gothic mystery novel is narrated by Richard Beckett, a young Englishman abroad in Napoleonic-era France. He falls instantly in love with a mysterious and imperiled Countess, whom he glimpses momentarily behind her black veil. In order to be near her, he takes a room in the Dragon Volant (the Flying Dragon), a haunted inn that has been the site of mysterious disappearances...
Keywords: librivox; audio; novella; mystery; gothic; horror; lefanu
Downloads: 4,753 (2 reviews)
|"A Terrible Night" - Fitz-James O'Brien|
Two young men go hunting in the forests of upstate New York, and find themselves trapped in a nightmarish situation.
Downloads: 2,642 (2 reviews)
|The Red Seal - Natalie Sumner Lincoln|
LibriVox recording of The Red Seal by Natalie Sumner Lincoln. Read by J. M. Smallheer Nothing is what it seems to be as events unfold in this entertaining mystery by Natalie Sumner Lincoln. Red seals and red herrings abound and will keep you guessing all the way through the final chapter! (summary by J. M. Smallheer) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this rec...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; mystery; fiction
Downloads: 7,943 (4 reviews)
|Dark Hollow - Anna Katharine Green|
LibriVox recording of Dark Hollow, by Anna Katharine Green. The small town of Shelby is shaken by a brutal murder. A man by the name of Etheridge was found beaten to death. A local inn-keeper, is convicted and executed for the crime. Many years later, "a woman in purple" shows up at the house of Ostrander, the respected judge who had sentenced the inn-keeper to be executed. This mysterious woman turns out to be the wife of the convicted man, but she does not believe he was guilty...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; mystery; fiction; crime
Downloads: 6,609 (2 reviews)
|The Return - H. Beam Piper and John J. McGuire|
Librivox recording of The Return by H. Beam Piper and John J. McGuire Two-hundred years after a global nuclear war, two explorers from a research outpost, that largely survived the cataclysm, discover a settlement of humans who have managed to maintain their civilisation despite ferocious cannibal neighbours, the Scowrers. However, the explorers must turn detective in order to understand the mystery of their hosts philosophy and religion...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; science fiction; Piper; McGuire; nuclear war
Downloads: 27,679 (3 reviews)
|Short Science Fiction Collection Vol. 002|
LibriVox recording of Short Science Fiction Collection Vol. 002. Science fiction (abbreviated SF or sci-fi with varying punctuation and case) is a broad genre of fiction that often involves sociological and technical speculations based on current or future science or technology. This is the second volume of reader-selected collection of short stories originally published between 1941 and 1963, that entered the US public domain when their copyright was not renewed...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; sci-fi; short stories; anthology
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|A Knyght Ther Was - Robert F. Young|
LibriVox recording of A Knyght Ther Was, by Robert F. Young. Read by Roger Melin. "But the Knyght was a little less than perfect, and his horse did not have a metabolism, and his 'castle' was much more mobile - timewise! - than it had any business being!" In 2178, once time travel had become a simple task, it had also been outlawed. Those who chose to ingnore this law were known as time-thieves, and Tom Mallory was among the best of them...
Keywords: audiobooks; Librivox; Science Fiction
Downloads: 7,509 (3 reviews)
|The Time Traders - Andre Norton|
Librivox recording of The Time Traders, by Andre Norton. Read by R. J. Davis If it is possible to conquer space, then perhaps it is also possible to conquer time. At least that was the theory American scientists were exploring in an effort to explain the new sources of knowledge the Russians possessed. Perhaps Russian scientists had discovered how to transport themselves back in time in order to learn long-forgotten secrets of the past.That was why young Ross Murdock, above average in intelligen...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; science fiction
Downloads: 68,368 (3 reviews)
|The Swoop! - P. G. Wodehouse|
LibriVox recording of The Swoop! by P. G. Wodehouse, read by Kristin Hughes. The Swoop! tells of the simultaneous invasion of England by several armies — "England was not merely beneath the heel of the invader. It was beneath the heels of nine invaders. There was barely standing-room." (ch. 1) — and features references to many well-known figures of the day, among them the politician Herbert Gladstone, novelist Edgar Wallace, actor-managers Seymour Hicks and George Edwardes, and boxer Bob Fit...
Keywords: LibriVox; audio books; humor; satire; Wodehouse; P. G. Wodehouse
Downloads: 18,528 (3 reviews)
|The Ashiel Mystery - A Detective Story - Mrs Charles Bryce|
LibriVox recording of The Ashiel Mystery - a Detective Story by Mrs. Charles Bryce. Just as the adopted Juliet Byrne finds out the truth about her family, her father is murdered. Luckily the brilliant chocolate-munching Detective Gimblet takes up the case to solve the 'Ashiel Mystery'(Summary by Carolin) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; Juliet Byrnes; Charles Bryce; Mrs. Charles Bryce; Ashiel; Detective Gimblet; Gimblet; Mystery; murder
Downloads: 28,391 (3 reviews)
|War of the Worlds - H.G. Wells|
Librivox recording of War of the Worlds, by H.G. Wells. Read by Rebecca. War of the Worlds by Herbert George Wells (H.G. Wells) was published in 1898 at a time when he wrote a series of novels related to a number of historical events of the time. The most important of these was the unification and militarization of Germany. The story, written in a semi-documentary style, is told in the first person by an unnamed observer...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; science fiction; aliens
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|A Strange Disappearance - Anna Katharine Green|
LibriVox recording of A Strange Disappearance by Anna Katharine Green Anna Katharine Green (November 11, 1846 – April 11, 1935) was an American poet and novelist. She was one of the first writers of detective fiction in America and distinguished herself by writing well plotted, legally accurate stories (no doubt assisted by her lawyer father). For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the Libri...
Keywords: fiction; mystery; disappearance; green; audiobooks; librivox
Downloads: 34,014 (4 reviews)
|X Y Z - A Detective Story - Anna Katharine Green|
LibriVox recording of X. Y. Z. - A Detective Story, by Anna Katharine Green. Read by Carolin Kaiser. "Sometimes in the course of his experience, a detective, while engaged in ferreting out the mystery of one crime, runs inadvertently upon the clue to another. But rarely has this been done in a manner more unexpected or with attendant circumstances of greater interest than in the instance I am now about to relate...
Keywords: Librivox; audiobook; mystery; detective
Downloads: 15,839 (4 reviews)
|The Mysterious Island - Jules Verne|
LibriVox recording of The Mysterious Island, by Jules Verne. Read by Mark F. Smith. A story of castaways, similar to Robinson Crusoe and The Swiss Family Robinson, this book details the escape from Civil War-era Richmond, Virginia, of five Northern men who dared to go aloft in a balloon in the midst of a hurricane. Deposited on a lonely island in the Pacific, they make do with Yankee ingenuity where Chance has left them nothing...
Keywords: LibriVox; literature; audiobook; verne; sci-fi; adventure
Downloads: 475,251 (5 reviews)
|Queen Lucia - Edward Frederic Benson|
Librivox recording of Queen Lucia by E.F. Benson. Read by Martin Clifton. E. F. Benson (1867-1940) was born at Wellington College in Berkshire, where his father, who later went on to become the Archbishop of Canterbury, was the first Headmaster. He wrote 105 books in all. Queen Lucia (first published in 1920) was the first of Benson’s ‘Mapp and Lucia’ novels of which there were six. This first book is a comedy of manners based in the provincial village of Riseholme, where Emmeline Lucas (t...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; E.F. Benson; Emmeline Lucas; Riseholme
Downloads: 36,655 (6 reviews)
|The Return of Alfred - Herbert George Jenkins|
LibriVox recording of The Return of Alfred, by Herbert George Jenkins. Read by Anna Simon. The hero of the book is at a loose end, weary and bored of his old life after returning from the Great War. After an argument with his uncle and a railway strike he finds himself lost in the county of Norfolk at ten o’clock one night. When he seeks shelter in a country home, the butler immediately recognizes him as “Mr...
Keywords: Librivox; audiobook; fiction; romantic comedy; Jenkins; prodigal; mistaken identity
Downloads: 3,760 (5 reviews)
|Kaplan Anatomy Coloring Book.pdf|
Kaplan Anatomy Coloring Book.pdf
Keywords: Kaplan Anatomy Coloring Book.pdf
Downloads: 44,035 (7 reviews)
|Wanted - 7 Fearless Engineers - Warner Van Lorne|
Librivox recording of Wanted - 7 Fearless Engineers by Warner Van Lorne Read by: Andrew Coleman, Cori Samuel, David Barnes, Lizzie Driver & Philippa. A great civilization’s fate lay in Dick Barrow’s hands as he led his courageous fellow engineers into a strange and unknown land. None of them knew what lay ahead–what dangers awaited them–or what rewards. But they did not hesitate because the first question asked them had been: “Are you a brave man?” (Summary from the text)...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; drama
Downloads: 26,755 (7 reviews)
|The Raven - Edgar Allan Poe|
LibriVox recording of The Raven, by Edgar Allan Poe. Read by Chris Goringe For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org M4B Grab Bag 05
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|The Surprising Adventures of the Magical Monarch of Mo and His People - L. Frank Baum|
LibriVox recording of The Surprising Adventures of the Magical Monarch of Mo and His People, by L. Frank Baum. The Magical Monarch of Mo is a set of stories about the titular king, his queen, and his royal children. The stories are uproariously funny, dealing with topics as absurd as a man losing his temper who then tries to find it, an evil midget who steals a princess's big toe, and an entire city filled with highly civilized monkeys! Join the Monarch and all his friends for a rollicking adven...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; Children; Fairy tales; Fantasy; Humor; Short stories
Downloads: 7,712 (5 reviews)
|CBS Radio Workshop|
Entire set of episodes for the old-time radio series "CBS Radio Workshop".
Keywords: Old Time Radio; CBS Radio Workshop; CBS
Downloads: 96,677 (9 reviews)
|The Big Bow Mystery - Israel Zangwill|
LibriVox recording of The Big Bow Mystery, by Israel Zangwill. Read by Adrian Praetzellis. It's a cold and foggy night in London. A man is horribly murdered in his bedroom, the door locked and bolted on the inside. Scotland Yard is stumped. Yet the seemingly unsolvable case has, as Inspector Grodman says, "one sublimely simple solution" that is revealed in a final chapter full of revelations and a shocking denouement...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobooks; mystery; zangwill; england; satire
Downloads: 60,761 (7 reviews)
|Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions - Edwin Abbott Abbott|
LibriVox recording of Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions, by Edwin Abbott Abbott. Read by Ruth Golding. Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions is an 1884 science fiction novella by the English schoolmaster Edwin Abbott Abbott. As a satire, Flatland offered pointed observations on the social hierarchy of Victorian culture. However, the novella's more enduring contribution is its examination of dimensions; in a foreword to one of the many publications of the novella, noted science writer Isaac...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; science fiction; satire; mathematics; geometry; dimensions
Downloads: 113,131 (8 reviews)
|Patricia Brent, spinster - Herbert Jenkins|
LibriVox recording of "Patricia Brent, spinster", by Herbert Jenkins. Read by Anna Simon. A romantic comedy, written in 1918, but with a modern feel to it. Patricia Brent one day overhears two fellow-boarders pitying her because she "never has a nice young man to take her out". In a thoughtless moment of anger she announces that the following night she will be dining out with her fiance. When she arrives at the restaurant the next day, she finds some of the fellow-boarders there to watch her, so...
Keywords: Librivox; audiobook; fiction; romantic comedy; WWI
Downloads: 26,400 (9 reviews)